Dr. Carscadden has been practicing yoga for over 20 years. As a licensed physical therapist she was first drawn to ways that yoga improved flexibility, strength and clarity of mind. Gradually over time she discovered the full breadth of yoga’s practices. She received training in the healing art of yoga therapy and started integrating yoga practices into her patient treatment sessions. Janet completed her 200 hour certification in Vibrant Living Yoga Teacher Training in Bali and…Read More
Martha offers a mindful, inspiring and welcoming yoga environment that fosters an enhanced self-acceptance and embodied well-being. Her in-depth training in anatomy, movement and breath allows her to artfully guide postures that access body ease and aliveness. Martha compassionately meets her students where they are while encouraging them to stretch beyond what they have known and to experience more fully who they truly are. Students leave class feeling more comfortable, confident and…Read More
Adam teaches alignment-focused, slow-flow yoga classes for beginner to advanced students in Burlington, Vermont. He completed his Yoga Alliance 200-hour teacher certification with John McConnell at the University of Vermont in spring 2015. Inspired by John’s joyful, heart-focused teaching, and by the other teachers who inform his own evolving practice, Adam’s classes are friendly, eclectic, musical, and appropriately challenging.Read More
Chelsea took her first yoga classes as a freshman at UVM for a gym credit. From there she developed a lifelong interest in the practice of yoga. She continued taking classes in the Burlington area and found a welcoming community at Evolution. You may recognize her from our own front desk, where she will happily check you in for classes or schedule your physical therapy appointment. In 2012, she traveled to Nicaragua for a 200 hour YTT with Kimberly Waugh. She learned many things during…Read More
Over the past 17 years, Annette’s yoga practice has become her passion. She has woven Yoga into her life, which includes being a NICU nurse and Massage Practitioner.
Annette has completed her 200- and 500-hour teacher training at Kripalu and has studied with and been inspired by teachers including Arlene Griffin, Emily Garrett, Martha Whitney, Donna Farhi, Stephen Cope, Sharon Salzberg, Yoganand, Rod Stryker, Jonathan Foust, and Don Stapleton.
Originally from Zimbabwe, she loves to…Read More
Alison began practicing yoga in 1999 to achieve grounding and stability. As a distance runner interested in emotional and cardiovascular health, she found yoga practice to be a nice complement to the repetitive stress that running places on the body. In 2005 she completed her yoga teacher training through The Yoga Institute with a concentration in Viniyoga. This style of teaching, which focuses on adapting and modifying postures for the individual rather than expecting the individual…Read More
Nicole is a yoga teacher, dance artist, and mother. Yoga was vital in her ability to stay present during the transformation of pregnancy, childbirth, and motherhood. As a yoga teacher specializing in pre/postnatal and vinyasa yoga, Nicole delights in opening her students to increased movement possibility in body, breath, and mind.
Nicole’s vinyasa style draws on her dance experience to create unique sequences that build toward a culminating asana or energetic state. Her fascination…Read More
Andrea took her first Hatha yoga class at UVM as an undergraduate for a required physical education credit. It would take many years for her to return to yoga, when she found Ashtanga yoga, which fit her then-active lifestyle. But as time went on, and motherhood took over, it was the more gentle, alignment-based Hatha yoga that finally prompted her to explore yoga more thoroughly. She completed her Anusara-Inspired Yoga training with Todd Norian in 2012, and has been teaching weekly…Read More
Kate first began to practice yoga while in college. Immediately hooked on the light feeling that followed that first class, there began a life-long journey of yoga practice. She completed her 200-hour Hatha Teacher Training with Vermont teachers Emily Garrett and Sofi Dillof in 2012. Her classes are gentle with purposeful pauses that encourage individuals to nurture their sense of compassionate curiosity. It is her hope that all individuals receive something from her classes and share…Read More
Gaby is passionate about reconnecting people to the truest aspects of themselves. Yoga is the modality that leads her closest to this, offering deep, lasting healing and the ability to embrace ones whole self. Knowing and understanding the potentiality that exists within each practitioner empowers Gaby to create and hold space that not only plants seeds of transformation, but supports the cultivation and growth of the individual.
She offers yoga experiences that gently open the…Read More
Morgan started practicing yoga in 2006 while attending Champlain College. After getting her 200-hour yoga teacher certification in the winter of 2008 at Kripalu, she began teaching at both Champlain and Evolution Yoga. She then had a great opportunity to teach an adaptive yoga class for clients at the Howard Center. Honored to take this job, it reiterated the fact that anyone and everyone can experience the benefits of yoga and it’s mind and body connection.
It wasn’t until her…Read More
As a lifelong dancer, Christine first came to know and love yoga through vinyasa classes, and quickly noticed that the practice was not only nourishing her physical body, it was stirring-up her soul and making her spirit smile. She was first certified in 2001 through OM Yoga Center in New York City, and has since received further training in CircusYoga, yoga therapy, and mindfulness meditation in the tradition of Zen master Thich Nhat Hanh.
In addition to teaching yoga classes for…Read More
Miv is a psychotherapist, meditation teacher, and yoga teacher. She weaves mindfulness and meditative practices into yoga, helping her students cultivate self-awareness and self-compassion, and enabling them to tap their vast potential for healing and growth.
Miv received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Yale University in 1984. She worked at the University of Vermont from 1994 to 2015 as a staff psychologist at the Counseling Center where she co-founded the UVM Mindfulness…Read More
To be a beginner over and over again, has been the greatest revelation since Jane began her yogic journey in 1997, at the ripe old age of 43. Now 20 years later, she can honestly say that what she once feared in the life, has come to be her friend – repetition. Blending together the beginner mind and repetition has allowed Jane to show up in the seat of the teacher with great humility.
Jane’s kundalini awakening in 2005 steered her to Kripalu for her first training. Jane’s first…Read More
Steph discovered yoga after years of running and other athletic activities. She went to her first class not knowing what to expect, but by the time the class was over she was hooked. Initially it was the physical aspect of the practice that kept her coming back, but overtime she noticed an internal shift that truly generated her love of yoga.
Steph is a mom of three girls whom she considers to be among her best teachers; reminding her the importance of laughter, and that fun can be…Read More
Meagen received her Master’s degree in physical therapy in 2000 from Simmons College in Boston, MA. Combining over 12 years of PT experience in acute care, rehab, and outpatient settings with the application of yoga therapy, she offers an integrated healing approach. Her unique perspective integrating PT and yoga helps support clients with movement and pain challenges. She has focused on acute and chronic movement and pain disorders, specifically back pain and pelvic floor…Read More
Bonnie began exploring yoga practices during college when she was a NCAA Division I Varsity athlete and was in need of balance and calm. After college graduation she moved to New York City to pursue a passionate social work career and continued her personal exploration with yoga and mindfulness. As she worked with diverse populations that experienced trauma, violence, illness, and loss, she quickly recognized the benefits of yoga for the clients and communities she served as well as for…Read More
Michelle discovered her love for all things relating to the human body shortly after moving to Waitsfield, Vermont in 2003. This passion lead her to deepen her yoga practice in intensive study of philosophy and detailed alignment principles with yoga instructors Todd Norian and John Friend. She completed a 300-hour teacher training in 2006.
While completing her yoga studies, Michelle discovered a particular interest in yoga therapy. An ever increasing curiosity about the human body…Read More
Choreographer and dancer Hanna Satterlee grew up in East Montpelier, Vermont and has spent many years traveling through dance and movement, both nationally and internationally.
Now based in Burlington, Hanna is a freelance performer and teacher, and is the current director of the Vermont Dance Alliance, with a strong belief that the culture of dance will continue to flourish and expand throughout the edges of our beautiful state.
Hanna holds a Masters in Fine Arts/Interdisciplinary Arts…Read More
Movement has always been part of Rachel’s life. As a former dancer, she is compelled by the fluidity, gracefulness, and creativity of vinyasa yoga, the precision and strength of alignment-based practices, and the clarity and focus found in stillness. For Rachel, yoga is a form of self-expression and a process of connecting to the most authentic parts of herself. Her personal practice continues to teach her how to live truthfully and reflectively.
Rachel completed her 200-Hour teacher…Read More
Kelly began practicing yoga in 2009 as a healthy way to reconnect with her body after working through some difficult injuries. While it was the physical practice that drew her in, it is through daily mediation and the study of yoga philosophy that she really fell in love.
Experiencing the power of a regular practice has motivated Kelly to create a class setting in which yoga feels accessible to every body and mind in the room. Always drawing from her own studies, she uses breathing…Read More
Brian is grateful to share classes that are filled with yogic philosophy, pranayama, focused asana, and meditation practice. The focus of Brian’s teaching is to create a community of practice (sangha) in which students find their working edge, breathe into it, and accept exactly what arises. Brian aims to meet his students where they are and work with each student to identify and expand their own unique practice. Always a student as well as a teacher, Brian feels an immense sense of…Read More